Classes, Workshops & Lessons

NEWS: Online and in-person lessons and workshops are be offered for 2021.

Laura offers lessons, classes and workshops on Irish and Scottish music, on flute, whistle, Scottish smallpipes and traditional song. 

Traditional repertoire, styles, techniques and lore - as gleaned from many years in Irish and Scottish music - are passed on with great care and expertise through Laura's instruction.


Suitable for high schools, colleges, festivals or 
music camps, and can be offered in conjunction with
a Program or concert.

> Irish Flute and Whistle Techniques and Style ~ Suitable for modern or wooden flutes, or whistles in D. Intermediate level players.
Offered in Master Class or workshop formats.

> Irish and Scottish Repertoire ~ Various types of Irish and Scottish dance tunes and airs are demonstrated and taught, with attention to style and technique. This can include a foray into Galician, Asturian and Breton repertoire.
Offered in Master Class or workshop formats, or as a series.

> Scottish Music ~ Scottish tune workshops covering all regions of Scotland. For all melody instruments, or specifically for flutes and whistles, with attention to style and technique.
Offered as a workshop, a group class, or as a series of classes.

> Scottish Songs ~ Songs in English, Scots and Scottish Gaelic: Ballads, lyric songs, chorus songs, humorous songs, and Scots Gaelic "mouth music".
Offered as a workshop, a group class, or as a series of classes.